National Firefighter Registry Updates

– Read the latest news from the National Firefighter Registry including updates on Covid-19, the National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee Meeting, Dr. Steven M. Moffatt, National Firefighter Cancer Symposium, and the next steps for the National Firefighter Registry. READ


Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0

Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0 Now Available on the Fire Hero Learning Network

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has re-launched its Fire Hero Learning Network course relating to the national response to violent incidents. The new course, Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0, is a self-paced program that adds information on response to civil unrest and public assembly events, material from the NFPA 3000: Standard for an Active Shooter Hostile Event Response (ASHER) program, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care. READ


Legacies in Leadership

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches “Legacies in Leadership” Website

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to announce the “Legacies in Leadership” website, which contains thoughts and advice from the past and present fire service leaders to the next generation of fire service influencers.
» Visit www.legaciesinleadership.com READ


International Firefighters’ Day

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Observes International Firefighters’ Day 2021

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will celebrate International Firefighters’ Day on May 4, 2021. We invite communities, businesses, fire departments, and media to join us in celebrating and highlighting the great work firefighters do every day, and to thank them for all that they do to keep us safe.
» Get Involved READ


2-Pound Challenge

Did You Know, on Average, it Takes About 60 Days to Form a Habit?

– Join us as we begin our 60-day NFFF 2-Pound Challenge. Whether you want to lose weight, exercise more, clear away clutter, or just relax a bit more, this challenge is for you. Starting off with small goals can lead to big accomplishments!  READ


After the Fire Podcast – Episode 6

– In this episode, we continue to discuss the 2019 McMicken Explosion and near-miss incident of Surprise, Arizona where multiple first responders were blasted over 75 feet as a result of an explosion of a lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. READ


After the Fire Podcast – Episode 5

– In this episode, we discuss the 2019 McMicken Explosion and near-miss incident of Surprise, Arizona where multiple first responders were blasted over 75 feet as a result of an explosion of a lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. READ


“The Buck Stops Here” – Improving Firefighter and Community Safety

– More than 70 years later, Truman’s legacy lives on in the form of the Truman Fire Service Working Group. The group’s members are dedicated to preventing fires, advocating for safe communities, and preventing firefighter line-of-duty (LODD) deaths. The report from the Truman Working Group and its partner the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation focuses on promoting firefighter and community safety.  READ


Help Shape the Future of the Fire Service

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will host the National Fire Service Research Agenda Symposium virtually in February and March to prioritize research that promotes firefighter safety, wellness, and efficiency. READ


After the Fire Podcast – Episode 4

– In this episode, we'll continue to discuss the 1984 toluene tank explosion that resulted in the LODD of Phoenix Fire Department Engineer-HazMat Technician Ricky Pearce. We honor his contribution to industry-wide change, and we explore how Phoenix and firefighting as a whole evolved from this unfortunate event. READ